WORK begins for Kai Sotto and the rest of the NBA G League select team as the young studs arrived in Walnut Creek, California on Monday (Tuesday Manila time).The 7-foot-2 Filipino beanpole immediately hooked up with his peers as ...
Sep 1, 2020
PBA
IS Jimmy Alapag and his family leaving the country for good?Moving to the U.S. is indeed on the table for the Alapags, according to a close friend of the one-time PBA MVP and head coach of the San Miguel- ...
Aug 3, 2020
ANOTHER Filipino boxer sees action in the U.S. as part of a Golden Boy Promotions fight card in California.James Bacon will test the mettle of undefeated Alexis Rocha in the undercard of the Jorge Linares-Javier Fortuna main event to ...
Jul 31, 2020
TOM KRISHER and BEN MARGOTFREMONT, California - Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) that the company has restarted its California factory, a move that defied local government orders involving measures to contain the coronavirus.In a tweet, Musk practically ...
May 12, 2020
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash on Sunday ( ...
Jan 27, 2020
CHICAGO - It's only five in the morning but the rented three-storey property that sits on 501 Harkness Lane in Redondo Beach is slowly bursting to life.A patchy fog hangs in the cold air outside. The sky above is ...
Nov 4, 2019
By ADAM BEAMSACRAMENTO, Calif. - Defying the NCAA, California opened the way Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) for college athletes to hire agents and make money from endorsement deals with sneaker companies, soft drink makers, car dealerships and other sponsors, just like the pros. ...
Oct 1, 2019
FOR Donnie Nietes, it's the chance to further cement his boxing legacy.For Ashton Palicte, it's the culmination of his long cherished dream.The world gets to witness two of the country's finest boxers go at each other on ...
Sep 8, 2018
LUCAS Matthysse is nearing top form for his upcoming welterweight title defense against ring legend Manny Pacquiao, who guaranteed their July 15 fight will push through at the Axiata Arena in Malaysia.The World Boxing Association (WBA) champion continues to train in ...
Jun 23, 2018
EVEN the camp of challenger Jonas Sultan noticed early in his world title fight against Jerwin Ancajas what was obvious to the naked eye - the champion didn't look as good as advertised.Edito Villamor, lead trainer of the 26-year-old ...
May 31, 2018
JERWIN Ancajas vowed to come up with a better showing the next time he climbs the ring after failing to impress in his last title defense against countryman Jonas Sultan.While the world super-flyweight champion got a passing mark from trainer ...
May 30, 2018
LOS ANGELES - For Jonas Sultan, there were no excuses. The champion was the better fighter.Sultan admitted being on the losing end of the historic title fight he had against Jerwin Ancajas, who retained his International Boxing Federation super-flyweight crown behind ...
May 28, 2018
Joven Jimenez said he rated Ancajas' performance at six from a scale of 1 to 10, saying the champion didn't have the same speed and snap in his punches unlike in previous title defenses.Right from the onset, Jimenez already saw ...
May 27, 2018
FRESNO, CALIFORNIA - The champion has arrived and so did the challenger.Time to make history.International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight title holder Jerwin Ancajas and countryman Jonas Sultan arrived in this California City one after the other on Monday afternoon (Tuesday, ...
May 22, 2018
LOS ANGELES - Expect Jonas Sultan not to extend any royal treatment to world champion Jerwin Ancajas.Like in his fights against former title holders Johnriel Casimero and Sonny Boy Jaro before him, Sultan has no plan to defer to Ancajas when they ...
May 20, 2018
REDONDO BEACH, CALIFORNIA - Mark Barriga welcomes a shot at Hiroto Kyoguchi after the unbeaten Japanese retained his International Boxing Federation (IBF) minimumweight crown with a unanimous decision win over Filipino Vince Paras in Tokyo on Sunday.Barriga positioned himself as the mandatory ...
May 20, 2018
REDONDO BEACH, CALIFORNIA - It's a sight Filipino sports fans may not be used to, but it's something Jerwin Ancajas sees as good for Philippine boxing in general.Ancajas said his 12-round title bout against compatriot Jonas Sultan next Saturday ...
May 19, 2018
INDIO, CALIFORNIA - Romeo Duno continued his rise in the lightweight division by outpointing Gilberto Gonzales of Mexico in a tough, 10-round fight at the Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino here.The rising Filipino fighter from General Santos City pounded out a ...
May 18, 2018
REDONDO BEACH, CALIFORNIA - Super-flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas is not about to be drawn into a heated word war with challenger Jonas Sultan.Instead, he's using all those talks as motivation when he stakes his International Boxing Federation (IBF) title on ...
May 18, 2018
REDONDO BEACH, CALIFORNIA - The International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight title belt finally got into the hands of its rightful owner.Jerwin Ancajas heaved a sigh of relief shortly after seeing the shiny, gold-plated belt delivered right in his second floor ...
May 18, 2018
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